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SDUSA and the Democratic Convention

Published on August 12, 2016 By Rick DLoss

No SDUSA members attended the Democratic National Convention as delegates, but that doesn’t mean we weren’t present. SDUSA was represented among the thousands who gathered at FDR Park in Philadelphia to mount various rallies and protests. Our Vice Chair Michael Mottern (in the photo, on the left) tells me about the experience. Rick: It sounds like […]

Realignment— The Sequel

Published on February 17, 2016 By Rick DLoss

“I’m back, like an old pair of shoes you thought you threw away”. Johnny Cash Last year when Bernie Sanders decided to run as a Democrat, he resurrected the question of third party or independent candidates for president. When he ran for mayor and member of Congress he ran as a socialist or independent, but […]

Netroots 2015

Published on July 23, 2015 By Rick DLoss

Social Democrats USA attended Netroots Nation for the first time this year. The first Netroots Nation convention (then called the YearlyKos convention) was held in 2006. At the time SDUSA was going through a bad spell— still suffering from the death of our Executive Director, Penn Kemble. Netroots started as a convention of political bloggers (headed […]